Campaigning news from London
For the past six months we've been working with Mencap, Leonard Cheshire Disability, British Deaf Association and others to arrange a question time event for the 4 main candidates wishing to be London's Mayor.
This May, London will be electing a new mayor and London Assembly. We’re working with other disability organisations to organise a hustings event for disabled people to be able to question the candidates about issues affecting them.
Transport for London (TfL) is looking at extending their North to South cycle superhighway to Kings Cross, taking it along Judd Street and right past our offices and resource centre. Find out more about how you can let TfL know what you think of their plans.
We’ve been working with staff at Kingston Hospital, Action for Blind People and Thomas Pocklington Trust to get a sight loss adviser in place at the eye department at Kingston Hospital.
The House of Lords has recently set up a committee to look at the built environment so we invited members of the committee to go on a blindfold walk with two campaigners from the VI Society of Richmond on 1 December.